Eleanor Cardozo (b. London, 1965) is one of the most exciting and intriguing sculptors currently on the scene. Over the last 20 years, her work has been exhibited across the globe, each time her inimitable style enthralling audiences.
She was classically trained in sculpture at the City and Guilds School of Art in London and in portraiture at the Cecil Graves Studio in Florence. Renowned for the precision and finesse of her bronze sculptures, Eleanor is dedicated to raising the quality and beauty of contemporary art through her work. “Beauty speaks to the senses; it nurtures the soul and lifts the spirit. Artists have a duty within society to raise the quality of artistic skill and subject matter.”
A former gymnast, Eleanor’s work was on show during the 2012 Olympics in high profile locations across London, including Westminster Abbey, Heathrow and Kensington Palace Gardens.
In March 2012, Cardozo was appointed Founder Ambassador of Swiss watch company Bedat & Co where she was offered the title “woman of calibre”
In 2012, the owner of the President Wilson Hotel, Charles Tamman bought the famous Poise which is on public display in front of the Palais Wilson.
In 2013 her monument sculptures were requested for public exhibition at Knightsbridge, at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane and at Wellington Barracks and in Berkley Square. Later that same year Cardozo was commissioned to create sculptures for Cirque du Soleil and the Henley Festival.
Her work can be found in private collections and on public display throughout the world.
“An appreciation for beauty is simply a stirring of the soul – Seat of the deepest emotions, the soul is nurtured by beauty”